23-May-2019 to 12:40

Sierra Leone: Three-day National Peace Conference commences

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — A much anticipated conference designed to foster peace and cohesion has commenced in Freetown on Thursday.

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23-May-2019 to 11:37

New cabinet to work with all S/Africans – Ramaphosa

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Newly elected South African President Cyril Ramaphosa said his forthcoming cabinet would work with all citizens of different political persuasions to move the country forward.

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22-May-2019 to 15:36

S/Africa: Ramaphosa, new MPs take their House oaths

APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa was among the 400 members of parliament from 14 of the country’s political parties to be sworn-in for the sixth post-independence parliament on Wednesday.

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22-May-2019 to 15:28

S/African VP’s parliament swearing-in postponed over integrity issues

APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — South African Deputy President David Mabuza on Wednesday declined to be sworn-in as a member of parliament until accusations that he was involved in corruption and other integrity issues when he was a regional premier are resolved.

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22-May-2019 to 13:34

Liberia’s Weah submits legal instrument for ratification

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — Liberia President George Manneh Weah has submitted for ratification a "Financing Agreement- Tree Crops Extension Project II (TCEP II) between Liberia and International Fund for Agricultural Development".

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21-May-2019 to 01:31

Zuma appears in court, claims witch hunt against him

APA-Pietermaritzburg (South Africa) — Former South African president Jacob Zuma has labelled the corruption trial against him as a politically-motivated witch hunt, saying Monday that his lawyers would show the court how the state prosecutors conspired to stop him from becoming president in the mid-2000s.

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20-May-2019 to 18:47

Tshisekedi names Ilunkamba new DRC PM

APA-Kinshasa (DRC) — President Felix Tshisekedi has appointed Sylvestre Ilunga Ilunga Ilunkamba as Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo, according an announcement by the presidency.

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